Vest

Anatolian or Turkish
19th–early 20th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

35 cm (13 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: L (Center back): 0.35 m

Accession Number

51.2561

Medium or Technique

Metallic yarns embroidered on wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short sleeveless jacket of light blue wool broadcloth embroidered with gold braid in highly conventionalized design of palmettes and feathery leaves; gold plaited buttons along front edges; gold braid on seams and edges; lined with light blue cotton sateen. Shown on right in photo.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Dexter